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1958 D'Oyly Carte Souvenir
1958 – The Princes Theatre – D’Oyly Carte Souvenir

£45.00

Date: 1958 -1959

Theatre: The Princes Theatre

Performance: The D’Oyly Carte Opera Company 1958-1959 Souvenir Booklet

Main Actors: The D’Oyly Carte Opera Company

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Date: 1958 -1959
Theatre: The Princes Theatre
Performance: The D’Oyly Carte Opera Company 1958-1959 Souvenir Booklet
Main Actors: The D’Oyly Carte Opera Company

 

This special souvenir was presented by Bridget D’Oyly Carte for The D’Oyly Carte Opera Company, London Season, 15 December 1958 – 14th March 1959 at The Princes Theatre. The Souvenir Booklet is made up of a single sheet of laminated cared with a vertical central spinal fold creating 4 pages including front and back cover.

Members of the D’Oyly Carte Opera Company are presented with black and white portrait photographs and their printed signatures on the centre pages 2 and 3. Page 4 shows the cast list of the season.

Gilbert & Sullivan were a prolific and successful two-man team who created fourteen comic operas together over a period of around 25 years. William S. Gilbert, born in London, (1836-1911) was a successful lyricist, poet and illustrator. Arthur S. Sullivan was the composer, also born in London, (1842-1900), the son of a military band master.

The programme is made up of 4 pages including front and back cover pages. Approx. H25cm x W20cm.

Condition Code: 4-5: This souvenir booklet has been preserved well by its laminate pages; no evidence of foxing, tears or cuts. Overall the condition of this souvenir booklet is great for its age. (see Condition Code)